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  1. Stupid hospital/company tricks
    Our policy is no cell phones; yet that's how our NM gets in touch with us even though there are several phones at the station a dedicated CN line. Maybe she didn't get the memo....*snicker*
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Stupid hospital/company tricks
    We have both...
    Feb 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Stupid hospital/company tricks
    We still use those...
    Feb 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Charge nurse hates me? and overall nasty attitude of coworkers
    Life has taught me 1. To develop a thick skin and 2. That people with that type of personality (not just nurses) either have personal insecurities or have problems managing their personal lives;...
    Feb 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Charge nurse hates me? and overall nasty attitude of coworkers
    I had a Cn like that; always gave me admissions back to back; treated me like an idiot when I asked questions and wouldn't help out in a bind. This was over 4 years ago; well now she has finally run...
    Feb 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. When family refuses IV pain meds for cancer pt...?
    My dad was diagnosed with PC in September 2009. He didn't pass until September 2012. Also received chemotherapy and when one treatment would fail; he would switch to another one even tried radiation...
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. BE CAREFUL on social networks
    We have the same policy. Just be careful is the best advice I can give anyone. I see so many people post pictures of themselves in action at work. To me that sends a message that we're not busy...
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The right to refuse has so many interpretations
    Brandon, I totally get where you're coming from. I worked LTC for three yrs and have worked acute care for 4 yrs and they are 2 totally different horses when it comes to pt care. I can so relate to...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Applied for transfer, told no one, coworker asked me about it
    ^^^^^^^^^^yes that!!!!!!
    May 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Applied for transfer, told no one, coworker asked me about it
    Some people are just nosey and rude. Things that shouldn't be open for discussion; especially since you didn't confide in her. I just would have asked her why she wants to know and why she thinks...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. EC Grads Able to Obtain Licensure in Maryland!
    Georgia has it's long list of stipulations but EC is accepted. I'm licensed in GA.
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  12. Vent: Downgrading patient from ICU status
    We get this a lot where I work. I work tele/acute and we get a lot of unit patients before they are ready. Our ratio is also 1:6 and I usually keep my fingers crossed praying nothing serious happens...
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. GA excelsior grads what did you do after graduation
    I've worked LTAC and acute care.
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  14. Sheri Taylor' programs
    I Co sign on what Beach says. I only used Sherri's online and also passed the CPNE @ Southern Regional with one PCS repeat all because I got distracted during care. Olga, sorry you didn't have a good...
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  15. Excelsior Graduates/ Students Support Excelsior Maryland
    This video is very upsetting and ****** me off. Maryland didn't supply reason for revocation to WV because they COULDN'T. I wonder if she could pursue legal action; interfering with someone's...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  16. Ultram! Help!
    And you've got that right. They will foam at the mouth and possibly bite too ...LOL
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. GA excelsior grads what did you do after graduation
    Thanks Lyndaa. It's been rough but could have been worse.
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  18. GA excelsior grads what did you do after graduation
    I graduated October 2011; took boards December 2011 passed first try with the minimum questions; applied for licensure immediately and got the run around from JAN-MAR of 2012 with whether or not they...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  19. What would you tell to your younger self?
    Yeah that part!!!
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. If you weren't a nurse, what would you have become?
    I'd be a make up artist; no doubt about it
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Please Help - I have no where else to turn
    Not to make light of this comment but reminds me of something that happened to me a month ago at work. "Demented" and confused elderly woman refers to me as a n****r and threatens to kick the s**t...
    Jul 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Dietary policy- vent
    Exactly!!! This is also the reason that careplans exist. To hopefully move toward a healthful goal.
    Jul 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Dietary policy- vent
    LOL!!!! If I didn't know any better I would think I am the nurse you speak of. I understand that we should try to allow patients some autonomy but I'm not going to risk a severe hyperglycemic whose...
    Jul 2, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Dietary policy- vent
    Agree with you. I'm not going to ALLOW a pt to gorge him/herself with high sugar foods just to I can trek up and down the hall every 2-4 hrs checking your BS and then having to load you with extra...
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. "No nurses of color....."
    Exactly.
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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